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News Releases by Lekan Oguntoyinbo

Media Contact Lekan Oguntoyinbo was found in 12 news releases in the year 2017.

September 2017

  • UTA study says zinc can halt the growth of cancer cells
    Inhibiting cancer cells

    Wednesday, September 27, 2017

    News Topics: nursing, research

    Zinc supplements can significantly inhibit the proliferation of esophageal cancer cells, according to a new study co-authored by a University of Texas at Arlington researcher.

  • Acculturation may be a predictor of birth trauma in adolescent Latina moms
    Researching young mothers

    Wednesday, September 27, 2017

    News Topics: nursing, research

    Acculturation may play a key role in psychological birth trauma among young Latina mothers, according to a study by a researcher at the University of Texas at Arlington’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation.

  • UTA researchers discover connection between low oxygen levels and a human gene
    Cancer Link

    Wednesday, September 6, 2017

    News Topics: chemistry, health and fitness, medicine, nursing, research, science

    University of Texas at Arlington researchers have established a link between hypoxia, a condition that reduces the flow of oxygen to tissues, and HOTAIR, a noncoding RNA or molecule that has been implicated in several types of cancer.

August 2017

  • State board approves UTA’s undergraduate public health degree
    New degree

    Tuesday, August 8, 2017

    The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has approved the creation of a bachelor’s degree in public health at UTA’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation effective fall 2017. The comprehensive program will include the introduction of a graduate certificate in public health.

July 2017

  • UTA professor receives grant to develop device to fight osteoporosis
    Fighting Osteoporosis

    Wednesday, July 26, 2017

    News Topics: faculty, health and fitness, innovation, medicine, nursing, research

    A faculty member in UTA’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation has received a $250,000 National Science Foundation grant to design a revolutionary device that could stimulate bone growth and ultimately be used as a weapon against osteoporosis.

  • Study by UTA professor shows many parents in the dark about concussions
    Parents in the dark

    Wednesday, July 12, 2017

    News Topics: health and fitness, nursing, research

    Despite the large volume of information about sports related concussions on the Internet, many parents and guardians of young athletes have a limited understanding of concussions, according to a study co-authored by a faculty member of UTA’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation.

June 2017

  • UTA study shows that Autism and Developmental Coordination Disorder have similarities but also sharp differences
    DCD-Autism Connection

    Wednesday, June 28, 2017

    News Topics: nursing, research

    UTA researchers are recommending in a new study that children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder should be checked for developmental coordination disorder since the two maladies are linked.

May 2017

  • UTA students named to several sports national teams
    National teams

    Thursday, May 18, 2017

    News Topics: alumni, diversity, health and fitness, nursing, sports

    Six University of Texas at Arlington students have been selected for four national sports teams: women’s wheelchair basketball, men’s under-23 wheelchair basketball, rugby and the U.S. Military Invictus Games.

April 2017

  • UTA Nursing Professor receives $308,000 NIH grant
    NIH grant awarded

    Thursday, April 13, 2017

    News Topics: faculty, health and fitness, nursing, research, science

    A cardiovascular exercise scientist at the University of Texas at Arlington’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation has received a $308,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study exercise intolerance in older heart failure patients with preserved ejection fraction, or HFpEF.

  • Nursing research symposium at UTA to feature leading scientists
    Advancing nursing research

    Tuesday, April 4, 2017

    News Topics: nursing

    The Delta Theta chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing will host the “Science and Health Innovation: Advancing Clinical Practice Research Symposium” on Saturday, April 22, 8:00 a.m. - 5 p.m., at UTA.

February 2017

  • Study provides new insight into different forms of heart failure
    New tool for fighting heart disease

    Tuesday, February 7, 2017

    News Topics: innovation, nursing, research

    College of Nursing and Health Innovation Professor Mark Haykowsky led a team of researchers in using a novel noninvasive technique to measure oxygen consumption in the legs of heart failure patients.

January 2017